DBMAS also povides a Resource Library that includes information for health professionals and family members of people living with Dementia. Resources such as
A resource focusing on translating research into practice. it has a number of toolkits for professionals including the Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite or DOMS. DOMS is a compendium of validated tools for the assessment of various aspects of dementia by health care professionals.
The BPSD Guide was developed to provide guidance for clinicians in their role of assisting residential aged care facility staff, community care staff and family members caring for persons living with dementia, who present with behavioural and psychological symptoms. The app provides summary information relevant to the most commonly presenting behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
This App was developed to provide information and support for carers in their role of caring for persons with behavioural changes that can occur in dementia. Information on what these behaviours look like, why they might be happening and what you can do to help is included for those most commonly reported by carers. Understanding why behavioural changes are occurring can help to manage the behaviour.